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Edward T. B.

Plunkett IV
4621 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 215-8912 ◊ bpiv400@gmail.com
Education
 Centennial High School, Ellicott City, Maryland
 Expected to graduate May 2016
 GPA 4.0
 Weighted GPA 4.81
Honors
 Principal’s Honor Roll (x14)
2012-2015
 Harvard Model Congress Outstanding Delegate (x2)
2014, 2015
 AP Scholar with Distinction
2015
 National Merit Finalist
2015
Activities
Centennial National Honor Society
Member
2014-2015
 Planned, coordinated, and participated in over 60 hours of community service projects and
events
President
2015Present
 Coordinate all National Honor Society Chapter functions including induction, WorldFest,
fundraising, elections, membership maintenance, and community service
 Organize WorldFest Cultural Festival to promote cultural diversity at Centennial High School
by presenting and providing culturally diverse food, entertainment, and activities for the
Centennial community
 Organize and chair board and general membership meetings
 Restructured and expanded WorldFest planning/organization mechanisms and committees to
increase efficacy
Young Democrats
Centennial Young Democrats Co-Founder and Co-President
2014Present
 Arrange and coordinate campaign volunteer work and lobbying activities
 Encourage political participation and activism in the Centennial community
 Plan and chair weekly discussions on economic, political, and social issues
 Host and moderate expert panels, debates, and speakers to educate students and encourage a
political dialogue within the community
 Supervise the development and application of the organization’s policy agenda
Howard County Young Democrats High School Caucus Chair
2015Present
 Cultivate interest in and awareness of politics among Howard County high school students
 Encourage and provide support for the foundation of a Young Democrats chapter at each
Howard County high school
 Organize monthly meetings and speaker panels for students
 Encourage high school student involvement in party volunteer activities
 Ensure goal-driven cohesion and cooperation among school chapters
Centennial Model United Nations
Delegate
2013-Present
 Work with fellow delegates to draft, debate, and vote on resolutions regarding pressing
international issues
Fall Coordinator
2014-2015
 Planned and executed the largest high school Model United Nations conference in Maryland
 Coordinated a 54-man staff servicing 288 delegates across 8 committees

Communicated with speakers, school officials, staff, and local Model United Nations
organizations
 Designed, operated, and maintained an informative and accessible website for delegates and
officials
Co-Secretary-General
2015-Present
 Coordinate all club functions including fundraising, collegiate and high school conference
attendances, and delegate training
 Oversee planning of the Centennial High School Model UN Conference
 Set agendas for all board and club meetings to ensure efficient club function
 Redesigned delegate training program to be more interactive, engaging, and memorable
Centennial Food on the 15th
Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director
 Organize monthly food drives to serve fixed income senior citizens living in the community
 Form partnerships with Student Government, Parent-Teacher Association, Fine Arts
Department, Athletic Department, and grocery stores to organize unique donation opportunities
and events
 Raise student and parent awareness for the problem and the organization through mailings,
announcements, and flyers
Centennial Model Congress
Co-Founder and Vice President
2014-2015
 Oversaw club fundraising, conference financing, and delegate training at the authority of the
president
President
2015

Present
Coordinate all club functions including delegate training, fundraising, and conference
attendances
 Develop and plan first annual Centennial High School Model Congress Conference
 Plan and chair weekly meetings and board meetings
 Design and implement interactive delegate training curriculum
Work Experience
Howard County Parks and Recreation
Junior Counselor
2014
 Maintained safe, entertaining, and productive learning environment by resolving conflicts,
enforcing rules, encouraging participation, tending to injuries, cleaning facilities, and bonding
with campers
Courtney Watson’s Campaign for Howard County Executive
Intern
2014
 Recruited and trained volunteers
 Organized and managed volunteer events
 Promoted the candidate
 Proposed and oversaw high school phone bank nights
Office of Mary Kay Sigaty, Office of Howard County Council
Intern
2014-Present
 Compile and analyze information and research to inform legislative decision-making
 Persuade special interest groups and constituents to support legislation
 Coordinate community outreach for legislation
 Assess economic and social impact of legislation
 Assist in drafting legislative language
 Provide constituent services

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